Posts tagged with "Technology Transfer"


Labs convene in DC to improve tech transfer

Nov. 10, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s success in moving technology to the marketplace took center stage at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. last week as senior Lab officials joined other national laboratories, White House officials and universities for the Forum on...

Lab hosts ‘smart manufacturing’ conference

Oct. 16, 2015 -  
As industries worldwide undergo a sea change spurred by fast-moving technologies, how should society define manufacturing? And what are the best ways to improve the efficiency of emerging manufacturing processes? More than 60 representatives from the national labs, private industry, local counties...
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3D-printing device wins tech-transfer award

Oct. 1, 2015 -  
A 3D-printing device developed by a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) optical engineer has garnered a 2015 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Far West Region Award for outstanding technology development. The award, given for the Large Area Projection Micro Stereolithography (LAPµSL)...
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Harsh conditions can't contain researchers' efforts to test radiation detection systems

Sep. 21, 2015 -  
Researchers from five laboratories and a private company recently spent two days in blistering 100 degree heat testing radiation detection technologies amidst cargo containers. The 15 researchers demonstrated the feasibility of using gamma-ray and neutron imaging detectors to identify radioactive...

LLNL researcher takes aim at solar-cell reliability

Sep. 16, 2015 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Lab engineer has been awarded $570,000 through the Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to explore spectroscopic technology as a means of detecting moisture buildup in solar photovoltaic (PV) cells. Over the next two years, Mihail Bora, a Materials Engineering...

Lawrence Livermore proving to be a key player in Tri-Valley technology innovation ecosystem

Sep. 15, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a key player in an emerging Tri-Valley technology innovation ecosystem that is attracting the attention of entrepreneurs around the country. Rich Rankin, director of LLNL’s Industrial Partnerships Office (IPO), likes to think of the innovation...
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Lab, industry take charge of clean energy

Aug. 26, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory officials met with energy industry representatives Tuesday to discuss ways in which the two entities can work more closely. The event highlighted a public-private partnership to engage energy storage companies with LLNL’s world-class research capabilities and...
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Lawrence Livermore teams up with Autodesk to investigate design of next-generation materials

Aug. 17, 2015 -  
Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and a Bay Area company are joining forces to explore how design software can accelerate innovation for three-dimensional printing of advanced materials. Under an 18-month Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), LLNL will...

Lawrence Livermore licenses tool to improve government computer network security

Jul. 15, 2015 -  
Government agencies, along with state and local governments, could receive a helping hand from a computer network security tool developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computer scientists and engineers. The LLNL software-based technology, known as the Network Mapping System (NeMS...